Butamer process

Butamer process

[′byüd·ə·mər ‚präs·əs]
(chemical engineering)
A method of isomerizing normal butane into isobutane in the presence of hydrogen and a solid, noble-metal catalyst; used to prepare raw material in a gasoline alkylation process.
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